Husband Refusing Couples Therapy? 2 Steps To Take On Your Own
If he says no, try working on yourself first.
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Husband Refusing Couples Therapy? 2 Steps To Take On Your Own

Marriage counseling can be a very beneficial tool, but only if both partners are willing to give it a fair try. If your spouse is unwilling to go to counseling and you feel hopeless, there are some things you can do. Read on to learn the two steps you should take if your spouse refuses therapy but you're still interested in getting help.

I Hate My Husband - How It Happened & How To Fix It
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I Hate My Husband - How It Happened & How To Fix It

The day you wake up and realize to yourself that "I hate my husband" is not a fun one. Nobody goes into a relationship with the hope that they will end up hating their partner...but sadly it happens and today I'm going to show you how to get out of this circle of hate. By the way, if you are looking for tips on how to talk dirty to build sexual tension and turn him on, then you may find this dirty talking tutorial video to be very useful.

Dating: Should You Date Your Spouse?
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Dating: Should You Date Your Spouse?

So now the kids are back to school and the sports have begun,  the weekends are filled with activities and family time, leaving little time for you and your partner to adult activities, just the both of you.   Placing your marriage on the back burner is never a good idea. It’s at that back burner where the pot boils but doesn’t get tended to  As divorce mediators have couples come to us to separate.  Like Bob and Linda said to each other one night as they found themselves home alone and their teenagers out with their friends for the night, “Who

A 7 tip guide to creating an Un-happy life for yourself
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A 7 tip guide to creating an Un-happy life for yourself

Recently I had a chance to catch up with some people I had not seen in a really long time. Many of them had achieved what they set out to do when we were teenagers. But there were a few who were still struggling - you know - they were trying to figure things out but could not understand why things had not improved for them. I explained to them that things do not get better - you have to make them better. Nothing changes for you overnight except the passage of time - which has it's own side effects.

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How do you prevent infidelity?
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The Trick To Preventing Infidelity In Your Relationship

When a marriage or any romantic relationship sours, an affair is a painful yet convenient way to escape. It's easy to blame the affair, blame the person the affair was with or basically blame everything except the real problem: that someone's needs were not being met, so that person found a way to have them met elsewhere.

10 Differences Dating Widows Vs Divorcees
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10 Differences Dating Widows Vs Divorcees

Six months after my husband died, I decided to venture out into the single’s world. I sauntered into a swanky downtown Chicago restaurant with a divorced female friend. She left me perched on a bar stool to go to the restroom. I stared at the glassware on the shelves behind the bar and a guy suddenly appeared, “So when did you get divorced? I replied, “I didn’t get divorced.” He said, “Well where’s your husband?”

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The key to a happy marriage: Do things you both enjoy, together.
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5 Tips That Will Save Your Marriage

By now we've all heard the statistics a zillion times: Half of all marriages end in divorce. But when you really weigh that, it's a scary thought, right? I mean, you're not standing there at the altar, all, "yeah, if this doesn't work, I'll trade him in for a new model," are you? I wasn't. But it's a frightening reality for many. Divorce happens, and sometimes it happens to us.

Life Isn't Fair—When Bad Things Happen To Good People
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Life Isn't Fair—When Bad Things Happen To Good People

Life Isn't always fair.  In fact sometimes it is very unfair. But we have to remember bad luck doesn't just happen to us.  It is not personal.  It is universal. Ernest Hemingway once said: "The world breaks everyone. and afterward,many are strong in the broken places." When we are going through adversity, it is not always possible to believe that everyone suffers loss and heartache. It feels and acts very personal when bad luck and rotten life experiences happen to good people.

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Is your happily ever after slipping away from you?
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Why Marriage Doesn't Always Equal Happily Ever After

"Why didn't someone tell me it was going to be so hard? I thought that after we were married things would settle down and we could just be happy together! How come we just fight—and our fights go around in circles and we never solve anything? I am not even sure I should have gotten married in the first place!"

Are You In A Semi-Happy Marriage?
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Are You In A Semi-Happy Marriage?

If you're not in a semi-happy marriage yourself, chances are you've seen one or know one intimately because the term describes a large number of marriages today. Semi-happy couples should be happy—on paper. If only they could live their marriages on paper instead of in real life! The semi-happy marriage is not bad enough to leave, but not good enough to fulfill. I conducted a survey for my book, Marriage Confidential, and found that 30 percent agreed that "most marriages I see around me aren't really happy or unhappy." 40 percent agreed, "most marriages that I see aren't really that happy."